Being Unhappy Or Stressed Will Not Kill, Says Study

Being miserable or stressed will not increase your risk of dying, according to the UK’s Million Women Study. It had been thought that being unhappy was bad for health – particularly for the heart. But the decade-long analysis, published in the Lancet, said previous studies…

MIT Researchers Discover What Happens When We Sneeze

A sneeze is not just a sneeze. It is a “high-propulsion” cloud of mucus and saliva that spreads across entire rooms, even reaching ceilings and the ventilation ducts found there, in a matter of minutes. MIT researchers first gained attention last year with these findings,…

MIT Researchers Discover What Happens When We Sneeze

A sneeze is not just a sneeze. It is a “high-propulsion” cloud of mucus and saliva that spreads across entire rooms, even reaching ceilings and the ventilation ducts found there, in a matter of minutes. MIT researchers first gained attention last year with these findings,…

Scientists Find Key To Malaria Growth

The key to malaria’s rampant growth has been explained by scientists.They say it is down to protein molecules called cyclins which cause cells to divide rapidly in the malaria parasite. The study, led by a team from the University of Nottingham, could lead to new…

Study: New Docs’ Suicidal Thoughts Eased With Online Therapy

Doctors-in-training face long, stressful hours, sleepless nights and a high risk of depression and suicidal thoughts, but often are too stoic and time-starved to seek help. A study suggests online self-help behavior therapy could be a solution. Suicidal thoughts were much less common in new doctors…

Heat-Triggered ‘Grenades’ Hit Cancer

Scientists have designed microscopic “grenades” that can explode their cancer-killing payload in tumours. The team will present its findings at the National Cancer Research Institute conference next week. They plan to use liposomes – tiny bubbles of fat which carry materials round the body –…

‘Milestone’ Prostate Cancer Drug

The first drug that targets precise genetic mutations in prostate cancer has been shown to be effective in a “milestone” trial by UK scientists. The study, at the Institute of Cancer Research in London, took place on 49 men with untreatable cancer. The drug, olaparib,…

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